Fahrenheit 451: The Role Of Socialism In Literature

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People tend to want to trust that the society and culture that we grow up in is generally good and that we do not need to constantly worry about it falling apart into ruin. However, we all do live in imperfect societies that gladly head forward into their non-perfections. Socialism is a theory that says that everything should be lead and directed by the community involved. It is only a real possibility, though, if everyone is truly looking out for the best interests of each other, and not looking at how they can advance their own agenda. As you may know, that is not always the case in our own culture. If we look into classic pieces of literature, we can see some authors opinions on the world they live in. In the case of futuristic dystopian or allegorical books, like George Orwell’s “Animal Farm” or Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451” we can get valuable insight into the state of society at the times of the authors writing the books. We can see through their writings that realistic views of governments and societies do not allow the ideal of socialism to exist in its perfect form.
The government is an institution that puts ordinary people that are a part of the society of a culture into positions of power, and this creates an opportunity for those people to abuse this power for their own personal benefit. People in power tend to try and control whoever they are in power over, even when it is in a government system that is supposed to be
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His name became a symbol of bringing down the established system, and his example made no one want to speak out against the rising oppressive power of Napoleon (284). This becomes really unhealthy for the community in multiple ways. The citizens are put down in power because they lose the ability to stand up for themselves and the community supports this kind of suppression without fully realizing what is
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